Clips Surf School

Learn how to surf at the beautiful beaches in Hawaii, it will be a lifelong memory!

To teach everyone the enjoyment of surfing is our motto and our greatest wish.

The lessons at Clips Surf School is taught by our owner whose been surfing in Hawaii for over 20 years, and is a certified Hawaii state surf instructor and Red Cross Surf instructor. So every lesson is safe as can be

We specialize in safety and hands on lessons so 1 instructor takes a maximum of 4 students each lesson

We teach kids, families, couples, solo girls, and anykind of person you can think of

We can customize your lesson plan based on needs, please feel free to inquire.

Lesson Photos(Kids lesson at Kailua)

 Hawaii Surf School Photos

This secret beach in Kailua is known for its powder like sand and crystal clear blue ocean, this day it was a little windy and the water was murky. Most of the time it is one of the most beautiful beaches around

 Hawaii Surf School Photos

In the beginning the instructor will help push you into waves so you will definitely catch a lot of waves and have fun, the bottom of this break is sand so you can fall as much as you want and it is safe ☺

Surfing Lesson in Hawaii

Kids Surfing Lesson in Hawaii

Surf Instructor The owner of Clips Makoto Kambara will give you the best and safe surf lesson. He’s been living in Hawaii for more than 20 years so you can ask him anything about Hawaii

Surf School Details

Price(South Shore 3hrs)

Group Lesson
  • $85 – per person
  • must be over 12 years old
  • 1 Instructor/upto 4 students
  • Recommended for group of friends or families
Semi Private
  • $95 – per person
  • 1 Instructor/upto 2 students
  • Recommended for couples, newlyweds, friends, brothers, sisters
  • $135 – a person
  • 1 Instructor/1 student
  • one on one private lesson
  • Recommended for people who really want to learn how to surf, and people looking to get better at surfing.
  • $15 – per person

Surf School Details

Duration of Lessons About 2.5hrs
Days of Lessons Everyday
Start Times Mornings 7AM or 8AM、Afternoons 2PM or 3PM(Hotel Pick up Times)
Included in the Lesson fee Surfboard, Leash, Reef Boots, Rashguard
Pick Up/Drop Off Roundtrip
Place Ala Moana-Diamond Head
Accepted Payments Credit Cards or Cash


1. Depending on the tide and waves lesson times can change
2. Maximum Weight limit for surf lessons is 210lbs
3. Please bring a towel and sunscreen, we suggest you wear your swim wear under your clothe
4. We do not provide drinks we suggest bringing along a bottle of water
5. People that are not confident at swimming or paddling please talk to the instructor before hand and discuss, you might not be able to participate
6. The beach that we go to depends on the weather, waves, and the students surfing level
7. No glasses are allowed during the surf lesson
8. If you are known to get motion sickness we suggest you might need to take motion sickness pills
9. Need to fill out the surf lesson disclaimer form before participating

<Cancellation Fee>
※Full Refund if notified at least 48hrs before lesson
※50% Refund if notified between 24hrs-48hrs before lesson
※No Refund if notified within 24hrs of lesson


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